Through funding and technical assistance, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (the Department) works with local partners to revitalize cities, towns and neighborhoods across Maryland. Our community development programs enhance existing neighborhood resources, support economic development, provide public services and infrastructure, and improve the quality of life for residents. Department funding should leverage [...]
The former office of Juanita Jackson Mitchell, the first Black woman to practice law in Maryland, will soon serve as a legal and social services hub in West Baltimore’s Marble Hill historic district, community leaders announced Monday. Located at 1239 Druid Hill Ave. in Upton, the vacant building where Mitchell’s office sat was purchased by [...]
Congratulations to Wanda Best, Upton Planning Committee, Inc. Executive Director for being recognized by Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott and Councilman Eric Costello as a 2023 Women of Impact. Ms. Best has been dedicated to the revitalization of Upton and West Baltimore for over 30 Years!